The invention to which the public was not ready
"If at first the idea is not absurd, it is hopeless" - said Albert Einstein. However, we should admit that sometimes absurd and is absurd and no sense in it do not look. In the past century, some of the ideas were so revolutionary that society could not accept them, thereby giving many incredible inventions after passing the initial tests and tests to reach the masses. It's a pity.
In the photo Swiss engineer M. Herder behind the wheel "motokolesa" - a motorcycle, mounted in a large wheel with a thick solid rubber tires.
Demonstration of 14 October 1957 lawn mowers Power Mower of the Future. There was a plastic product scope and a half meters in diameter, on which the seat. As well as electricity generating system, cordless telephone, air conditioning and even a tiny fridge, so you can take a refreshing dip on a hot day.
Glow in the dark bus
In 1961, Goodyear introduced the glowing tires. They were made of synthetic rubber, and light bulbs have been built inside the disk rim.
tube for two
Men demonstrate the invention entitled "Two-way pipe" (Double Ender) in New York, June 2, 1949.
Automatic, spray sunscreen lotion
Betty Datter model shows how to spray the lotion at the annual exhibition of vending machines in Chicago, January 19, 1949. It cost 10 cents a pleasure.
Ted Spence, engineer Los Angeles company for the production of combs, the invention demonstrates for the bald, January 12, 1950.
Refuge of nuclear bombs
September 12, 1958 was a demonstration of the bomb shelter under the ground, which can accommodate 8 to 12 people. Bomb shelter can withstand a fall of 20-megaton bomb of TNT.
The photograph 1913 student relaxing in a hammock, which expanded from the desk.
A model demonstrates a spiral electric bra at the 20th International Invention Show in Brussels, March 13, 1971. The product develops and strengthens the chest vibrates while it is worn, for example, at work.
cooled soup spoon
In the photo 1948 man eating a soup spoon, a specially designed so that a miniature fan cools the hot soup.
The photograph shows the 1941 model transparent rowing boat called "Lucite".
for the tip device
The photograph in 1955 inventor Russell Oakes reveals his invention - a device for the tip, which is the artificial hand and a box for the money, which are attached to the waist. Sign No Sale (in translation - "will not go") is displayed in the event that the tip is not enough.
Chair with one bearing
Monopod seat-1953 was designed so that it was convenient to take and lay out.
The invention in 1968 belongs to Frenchman Alain Lady.
The photograph German engineer prepares a bike with 12 missiles, mounted on the rear wheel. A moment later, after the frame, the bike exploded was made. Fortunately, the engineer was seriously injured.
Chaise longue for sunbathing
The photograph in 1964 of 10-year-old Marnie Smith came up with an easy way for comfortable sunbathing.
Robert Kurter hovers in the air while testing his invention - jetpack. Virginia, June 10, 1969.
Electric car dashboard
In the photo in 1950 shows the driver his invention - a coffee maker, attached to the instrument panel. According to the inventor, in a coffee machine enough water to three cups of coffee. Also, the invention can be used in soups, boiling eggs and water heating.